Top 15 Local Favorites in Northern Indiana
Posted on January 17, 2023 by Indiana's Cool North
History, festivals, and exquisite dining collide in Indiana’s Cool North. We asked locals to list their favorite attractions, events, and activities so you can get the most authentic experience possible on your visit to Northern Indiana. Whether you take in one or go for the full 15, you’ll learn just what makes our corner of the country so special.
Pierogi Fest ® - A Celebration of the Stuffed Dumpling
Whiting residents celebrate their heritage, including the pierogi, while poking fun at themselves. A highlight is the parade featuring the lawn mower brigade (wearing socks and sandals) and the women (babushkas) dressed in housecoats and curlers, along with Mr. Pierogi and Ms. Paczki. The parade and festival have shown up on the Food Network and the Travel Channel, so you know it’s going to be a great time!